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February 1, 2019

If you do a google search for "call native code from java" then you'll get results for the Java Native Interface (JNI) and a few about Java Native Access (JNA). These tools combine native code and Java code in a way that makes the JVM susceptible to crashing from memor...

January 23, 2019

With Runtime Converter version 3.1.1, we will now be supporting the "goto" feature. We've implemented it just because we can and not because anyone actually uses it. The Runtime Converter passed extensive testing without the "goto" feature ever being seen except in som...

January 19, 2019

The Runtime Converter is designed for converting servers and command line tools, but it can also be useful for Android developers who want to convert PHP code. Java on the server and desktop, provided by Oracle or OpenJDK, and the version of Java provided by Android ha...

December 23, 2018

Runtime Converter 3.1 has been released. It represents about 10 months of updates to the runtime converter and runtime converter library.

Updated features

- vastly expanded feature support

- able to compile and show a demonstration of PHPUnit and Laravel

- released with JN...

December 21, 2018

While no conversion of a project as large as laravel will ever be "completed", we have successfully rendered the welcome screen for the laravel project. Even though the welcome screen is only a small page, rendering it requires exactly 11,028 function calls. The input...

October 13, 2018

Just a short note on how the (automated) laravel conversion is progressing. It took several months to upgrade the converter to the point where laravel would compile, and then begins the process of fixing runtime bugs. It is important to remember that this work is addin...

August 8, 2018

We have reached a milestone in the conversion of the Laravel framework from PHP to Java. The converted code with no modifications and as a complete project passes Java compilation. This involves approximation 5,600 input source files and a wide range of PHP language fe...

June 11, 2018

About 2 weeks ago, we published that we had successfully converted a PHPUnit example project and it ran just the same as if it had been run with PHP. The conversion was not "full-native" because while the user-space functions were converted to Java without exception, w...

May 28, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the first working version of PHPUnit has been converted using the RuntimeConverter, The project used for testing was the EmailTest shown on the PHPUnit getting started page (https://phpunit.de/getting-started/phpunit-7.html). While we kn...

May 5, 2018

If the Runtime Converter hasn't had much news lately, it is because of work on somewhat "large projects" such as converting PHPUnit and Laravel frameworks. We are not so much "converting" these frameworks as we are developing the "ability to convert them" into the Runt...

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